To Pray Is to…
To pray is to build your own house.
To pray is to discover that someone else is in your house.
To pray is to recognize that it is not your house at all.
To keep praying is to have no house to protect because there is only One House.
And that One House is everybody’s Home.
That is the politics of prayer.
And that is probably why truly spiritual people are always a threat to politicians of any sort.
They want our allegiance and we can no longer give it.
Our house is too big.
— Richard Rohr